Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To syllabify.

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  • v. To syllabify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To syllabify.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To form or divide into syllables; syllabicate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. divide into syllables
  • v. utter with distinct articulation of each syllable

Etymologies

Medieval Latin syllabizāre, to quibble, from Greek sullabizein, to syllabify, from sullabē, syllable; see syllable.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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